Organized in 1880, the object of the Firemen's Association of the State of Pennsylvania shall be for the general improvement of the fire service throughout the state; to provide protection to disabled fire fighters and to those dependent upon them, through legislation enactment; to open upon the best manner and means for the fighting of fires and public fire safety education; to promote the organization of fire companies and fire departments in communities in need of such protection, and encourage a fraternal friendship among firefighters.
The U.S. Fire Administration has received notice of the following firefighter fatality:
San Francisco Fire Department San Francisco, CA
On Tuesday, June 8, 2021, Firefighter Christopher Yock responded to a large fire on the fourth floor of the parking garage at the San Francisco International Airport. After extinguishment of the fire, he arrived home. Shortly thereafter, he suffered an apparent cardiac arrest and passed away. Age: 57 Gender: Male Status: Career Years of Service: 21 Date of Incident: June 8, 2021 Date of Death: June 8, 2021